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Steam gets first console, the Xi3 Piston, but only in the US

The Xi3 Piston is the first games console for streaming service Steam to go on sale, although not to UK gamers just yet.

By 12 March 2013

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The Piston Steam Box will start at US$1000

Xi3 is taking pre-orders for the Piston PC, its so-called Steam Box, for shipping by "holidays 2013".

By 11 March 2013

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Valve denies involvement in Xi3 Piston 'Steam Box'

Turns out the US$999 "Steam Box" from Xi3 might be less steamy than originally expected.

By 13 March 2013

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Preorders start for $1,000 Piston console

The gaming machine, a Steam Box built around Valve's digital game distribution platform, can now be preordered from manufacturer Xi3.

By 13 March 2013

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Xi3 announces Valve investment for Piston gaming PC

After an investment from Valve Software, modular PC maker Xi3 looks to have a long-rumored Steam Box under development.

By 8 January 2013

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Pinnacle engine: Two pistons, one explosion

A small company called Pinnacle Engines wants to radically change the internal combustion engine. Instead of a cylinder head, combustion pushes two cylinders away from each other in the same cylinder, leading to more efficiency.

By 16 December 2011

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Valve, Xi3 and the Steam Box: should consoles be scared?

Piston, the Valve-funded gaming PC from Xi3, could be the big Steam Box-style break that the Big Picture was designed for.

By 17 January 2013

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Has Infinity Ward shown off the Steam Box?

Images from Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward shows a self-branded version of what appears to be the Xi3 Piston Steam Box.

By 4 March 2013

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Motorcycle gets spacecraft propulsion parts

Spacecraft manufacturer XCOR comes up with an unusual two-wheeled way to test some critical bearing components from its rocket propellant piston pump.

By 5 May 2012

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Oily Bits: The Combustion Process

It's almost impossible to hear the phrase "Suck, squeeze, bang, blow" and not smile.

By 31 October 2013